In Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train, Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi pay tribute to great bluesmen and pass the mantle of this venerated music to a new generation.
Use your money to buy the album or save up to see Shinyribs live? That’s a tough call for I Got Your Medicine by Shinyribs
Malcolm Holcombe uses a pencil and a beat up guitar to separate us from our Pretty Little Troubles on his latest album. He doesn’t suffer fools. I like that about him.
Son Volt’s Notes of Blue aims for where ‘blues and folk and country converge’.
Alison Krauss returns after six long years with this latest record, Windy City, and her fans will be thrilled to know that she knocks it out the park with this sublime release.
Mockingbird Soul by Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough is a long overdue delight bringing together superb songwriting and their love for roots, folk, blues and soul/gospel against a Southern groove.
Listening Postcards by Pieta Brown feels like sitting very still beside a lake at dawn as the mist rises waiting to catch the delicate sound of a rare bird.
Bap Kennedy departs leaving an upbeat and enjoyable album of 12 songs that will be treasured by his large following on both sides of the Atlantic.
There’s some music you can have playing in the background and there is music that requires your complete attention. Mount Renraw by Otis Gibbs is not for multi-taskers.
Dime Stories, Vol 2. by The Carolyn Sills Combo evokes the spirit of the Old West, of desperadoes, gunslingers, and True Grit heroes.